Location System

A Location System is a set of operating locations joined together to form a hierarchy or a network. The locations must always exist in the same site, and one location system of each site must be marked as the Primary system.

A location in a network system may have multiple parents, in a hierarchy there must be just one parent, except for the location at the top of the hierarchy. Locations of type OPERATING can be added to multiple hierarchies and multiple network systems. Locations with other location types cannot be added to a location system.

Often there is only one Location System which is known as the Primary Hierarchy (a shorter term than the Primary Location Hierarchy).